Star Ornament for Kids - popsicle sticks, coffee stirrers - note recommendation for using glue vs glue gun. These are decorated with name; others with glitter glue. Washi tape covered sticks might be interesting.
Make colored sand art by stirring a chalk stick in a bowl of salt. it changes the color. Stir less for light color and more for dark richer color. (I used to do this with salt and food coloring. but the chalk stick idea is brilliant!